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John Basie named provost

Posted on February 14, 2017 by

The following announcement was written and disseminated Feb. 10 by Erskine’s interim president, who called a meeting to inform faculty and staff members of the appointment. Interim President Dr. Robert E. Gustafson is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John Basie (pictured at left) as the new Provost of Erskine College beginning March 13, […]

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Black History Month celebrated with museum display

Posted on February 13, 2017 by

The Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels came to the Bowie Arts Center at Erskine College today in honor of Black History Month. Members of the Erskine community came to view the traveling exhibit, curated by Angela W. Jennings, which is on display until 5 p.m.  

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Erskine board gets report from Gustafson

Posted on February 9, 2017 by

The Erskine Board of Trustees met on Thursday, Feb. 2 for their first session of the calendar year. This was also their first meeting since Interim President Dr. Robert Gustafson took office Nov. 1, 2016. The mostly informational meeting provided a time for the president to review his first three months on the job and […]

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Moderator stresses God’s sovereign purpose: ‘not…the accomplishment, but the journey’

Posted on February 9, 2017 by

Phil Williams, Moderator of the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, spoke to Erskine faculty, staff, and students Feb. 7 at the first convocation of the spring semester, focusing on providence, praise, and trust in an address entitled “A New Song.” Williams, whose career with Sara Lee Knit Products has taken him all […]

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Erskine athletes named to Conference Carolinas Honor Roll

Posted on February 7, 2017 by

Conference Carolinas has named 103 Erskine College student-athletes to its Fall 2016 Presidential Honor Roll. Twice each academic year, the conference recognizes students achieving a grade point average of 3.2 or higher. See the complete story and a list of the Erskine students honored here.

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Students go to work to help Christmas gifts reach children

Posted on December 16, 2016 by

The fall semester is over, and most students have joined family and friends for the holidays. But a number of Erskine students were in Winston-Salem this week, assisting the Salvation Army with the distribution of Christmas gifts. See a report about the students’ activities here.

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‘Erskine Christmas’ offered cheer and a chance to help

Posted on December 7, 2016 by

Students, faculty, staff, and community members enjoyed “An Erskine Christmas” in Memorial Hall Dec. 2-3. Directed by Assistant Professor of Music Education and Director of Choral Activities Dr. Keith Timms and accompanied by Prof. Tobi Otekayi, the Choraleers, Chamber Singers, and women’s ensemble Bella Voce performed traditional American, Basque, English, French, Scottish, and Ukranian carols, […]

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Interim president explains his perspective on leadership

Posted on December 7, 2016 by

Dr. Robert E. Gustafson, Jr. began his service as interim president of Erskine College and Theological Seminary Oct. 31, 2016. He lives in Greenville with his wife Marjorie Graham Gustafson and is the father of two adult children. He and his wife attend Greenville ARP Church. Educated at the University of Virginia, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, […]

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Seniors named to Who’s Who

Posted on December 6, 2016 by

The names of 25 Erskine College seniors selected as outstanding campus leaders will be included in the 2017 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory have included the names of these students based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership […]

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